Now I know what some of you are thinking. XML, “… nah, none of that fancy-stuff for me. Our site works very well with some deprecated HTML thank you very much. And I can understand that sentiment considering the hype XML is getting. But some of this hype is butressed with substance.
About two years ago, I suggested our church office avoid locking themselves down with various publishing and office suite products that weren’t forward-thinking enough to include XML. A point appearently made prophetic now that the newly XML-enabled version of Microsoft Office, code-named “Office 11,” is in its first official beta release.
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